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Ruan Orchid

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14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Chester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live near Chester and often have lunch whilst in town on a Saturday. The 2 course lunch menu is excellent value and has a variety of fresh, tasty dishes to pick from. It is a little gem!

Thank archee100
Darlington, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this restaurant for Saturday night but still had to wait to be seated. Nice cosy restaurant, a mixture of the orient and old world Chester. Service was good and the food really tasty, we do not have any Thai restaurants where we are from so this was a welcome change. Would recommend.

1 Thank Chris B
Chester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with friends for celebratory meal , we had pre booked but popped in prior to say we would be a little late, that was no problem ,its over 2 floors we were taken up a metal spiral stair case the decor was very nice, we needed a while to sort through the many choices on the menu once... More 

Thank norttwalian1960
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a lovely meal at the Ruan Orchid in Chester. Very friendly service, the restaurant has character, plenty of people in but never felt overcrowded. Served quickly with the meal which was beautiful. The Mussaman and Green Curries can be recommended very highly. Looked spotlessly clean and well priced. Nice atmosphere for a romantic meal or a larger group.... More 

Thank stevegoulden7
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a gorgeous meal here in Saturday 10th September. We hadn't booked beforehand & knew it would be busy with Chester races being in that day, the staff managed to get us a table for two. We chose the set menu for two. Beautiful but certainly too much!! All food nice & hot &user bed quickly. Staff lovely. Real value... More 

Thank Dawn L
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service and fair prices. The menu is extensive but everything came to the table and freshly made. Good curries and an attention to detail meant you got what you ordered at the right Degree of heat.

Thank Manc-Holidays
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a day visit to Chester we popped into this small Thai for a quick lunch. 5 minute walk from the centre of town centre. Two courses for £8.95. Wide range of tasty lunchtime options, good sized portions and excellent value. Some unusual dishes (minced pork stuffed chicken wings) which I have not seen at any other Thai (worth a... More 

Thank JamesDCambridge
Chester, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Early bird special. What a bargain. A great place for a friends get together. Food is amazing staff are so friendly. Just the place to try out. I would recommend booking as it can get busy.

Thank SusanOldham2013
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Perfect portion sizes and fabulous flavours. Would highly recommend. Lovely atmosphere and can't wait to return.

Thank Jo B
York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here one Saturday night without booking, the staff were happy to find room for us. The food was fantastic, had a starter to share and a main and rice each. There was loads of food perhaps rice to share would be recommended!!!!

Thank panhesh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?